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1 hr ago | Daily Journal

Vectren division sale costs 120 miners their jobs

Evansville-based Vectren Corp. says 120 southwestern Indiana coal miners will lose their jobs by month's end as the natural-gas utility completes the sale of its coal-mining subsidiary.

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Related Topix: Vectren, Terre Haute, IN, Knox County, IN, Oaktown, IN, Pike County, IN

5 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Koch 101: Some basics on the billionaire brothers

A: Charles and David Koch, ages 78 and 74, are billionaire brothers who helped create a broad network of nonprofit groups that control hundreds of millions of dollars flowing into politics.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Oil & Gas, Koch Industries

8 hrs ago | Rock102online.com

Minn. DNR Urges Reroute Of Sandpiper Crude Oil Pip...

Another Minnesota state agency has asked regulators to consider rerouting the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline.

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Related Topix: Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Oil & Gas, Publishing, Media, Star Tribune

10 hrs ago | Seattle Times

First visit to site of deadly landslide stuns commissioners

Members of a commission studying the deadly March 22 landslide in Snohomish County visit the area Friday.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Snohomish County, WA, Seattle City Light, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Oso, WA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Dallas Morning News

A fight over Pappy Elkins Lake draws in XTO Energy

A state environmental panel alleges XTO Energy took 1.4 million more gallons of water from Pappy Elkins Lake, outside Fort Worth, than the firm was allowed to take.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, XTO Energy, Dalworthington Gardens, TX

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Southern Pacific Resource Corp. . Oil and gas. Down one cent, or 11.76 per cent, to 7.5 cents on 4.8 million shares.

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Related Topix: Suntech Power, Telecom, Tele Leste Celular Participaes SA, Media, National Lampoon, Talisman Energy, Oil & Gas

Business Journal

Smokestacks fall at Duke Energy's closed Cape Fear Plant

It is the first of three implosions Charlotte-based Duke plans at the site this year as it decommissions the coal plant.

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Related Topix: Duke Energy

The Wichita Eagle

Death after Hank Williams Jr. show ruled homicide

The Oakland County medical examiner's office has ruled as a homicide the death of a 55-year-old man after a confrontation with a teenager at a Detroit-area Hank Williams Jr. concert.

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Related Topix: DTE Energy, Entertainment

Macworld UK

Carmakers put Apple's CarPlay in the slow lane

Some car manufacturers are delaying their rollout of CarPlay, the software platform from Apple that synchronizes an iPhone to a vehicle's infotainment system.

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Related Topix: iPhone, IHS, Volvo XC90, Volvo, SUV

York Press

EDF Energy breached complaint handling rules, watchdog Ofgem found

EDF Energy is the latest of the Big Six energy companies to pay out millions after an investigation by watchdog Ofgem found it had breached complaint handling rules.

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Related Topix: Scottish and Southern Energy

KFVS12

Heat suspected in SW Missouri power outage

The National Weather Service says extreme heat may have caused damage to a substation transformer that caused a large power outage in southwestern Missouri.

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Related Topix: Weather, Christian County, MO, Empire District Electric

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

PG&E Ceo: San Bruno explosion fines won't bankrupt us

The chief executive officer at Pacific Gas & Electric says the fines levied after the 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno won't bankrupt the utility.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion

Business Journal

Valero signs major commitment on $400 million pipeline

File photo of Valero Energy Corp.'s Memphis refinery. The company has signed a major commitment with Plains All American to access the company's new 440-mile pipeline from Cushing, Okla., to Memphis.

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Related Topix: Plains All Amern Pipeline L, Oil & Gas, Cushing, OK

WHAS11

TVA board votes to retire Memphis coal plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Valley Authority, 9, Tennessee, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Canada.com

Stockwell Day joins company planning to build B.C. bitumen refinery

Stockwell Day has joined the leadership team of a Vancouver company that's planning to build a $10-billion bitumen refinery on the West Coast.

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Related Topix: Enbridge, Oil & Gas

Business Journal

SMUD to extend energy-efficiency programs to save businesses money

For a third year, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District expects to extend a pair of energy-savings programs that can help businesses save money.

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Related Topix: Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Wall Street Journal

Why Chinese Smartphone Makers Are Going Global

Chinese smartphone makers are increasing their presence in the global market. This year, we've already seen Lenovo Group and Huawei Technologies gain global market share, posing a threat to market leader Samsung Electronics Coolpad , a smartphone maker based in Shenzhen, plans to spend millions of dollars this year to promote its brand in Southeast ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Lenovo, Huawei Technologies, Oil & Gas, Samsung, Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NewsOK.com

Kansas files complaint against Westar Energy

Kansas regulators have filed a complaint against Westar Energy Inc., alleging the utility is charging unjust and unreasonable electric transmission rates.

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Related Topix: Westar Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Canada.com

Man arrested after weeklong robbery spree

A Calgary man has been charged with multiple counts of robbery after a weeklong crime spree spanning gas stations, liquor stores, a bank and a pharmacy.

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Related Topix: Canada, PetroCanada, Oil & Gas

NewsCenter 25

Power failure leads to raw sewage in Flint River

Michigan authorities say that Flint is discharging raw sewage into the Flint River because a municipal pump station lost electrical service.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, CMS Energy, Autos

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